To kickstart 2017 and Year 1 of the 5 Year Road Map to eliminate poverty, we are pleased to announce the public release of two publications, the Edmonton Social Planning Council's Profile of Poverty in Edmonton Update, and the End Poverty Action Guide for Religious and Spiritual Communities.
The Hope Mission just recently opened their doors 24 hours per day, which is a new and important asset to our community. Round-the-clock access to services was something we heard was needed, loud and clear, in the development of our End Poverty Edmonton Implementation Road Map. Learn more about learn more about the organization and how they support their guests.
Edmonton City Council approved funding to advance the EndPovertyEdmonton plan to break the cycle of poverty for 10,000 people in 5 years! Learn more here.
This past weekend we joined Make Something Edmonton, the Government of Alberta’s CoLab, Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op, the City of Edmonton and the the Skills Society at the Action Lab to take a keys step forward on one of our strategic actions. Here's what happened.
Dignity or lack thereof can have profound impacts on a person's ability to rise up out of poverty. In this interview with Renee Vaugeois, find out how the John Humphrey Centre is helping people reclaim their dignity, and what you can do on October 12 the Global Dignity Day.
Wear your orange shirt to show that every child matters. Join Safe and Caring Schools and Communities, and City of Edmonton partners, on Friday September 30th at noon to honour and respect survivors of residential schools.
Please join Edmonton Community Foundation and Skills Society Action Lab as they launch the Edmonton Shift Lab!
This directly relates to action #9 in the EndPovertyEdmonton 5 year road map: “Implement a social lab project to generate ideas and test prototypes to end racism.